This week’s Orange Panther of the Week is women’s basketball senior Lauren Cates.
It was the final week before exam break for many college athletes with ties to Hillsborough. It was also time for a Hillsborough-native to make a much-anticipated move up the college football coaching ladder.
After Cleveland defeated Hillside on Friday night in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 3AA State Football playoffs, the fall sports season officially ended in the Big 8 Conference. The All-Big 8 teams for fall sports were announced Monday morning:
The ingredients for the Orange Wrestling team winning its ninth Jim King Invitational Tournament are the common things that have built the program: hard work, focus on technique and teaching.
Among the four high school basketball teams in Hillsborough, the Cedar Ridge women's squad is the only one to make the state playoffs each of the past two years.
Scott Satterfield: If you paid any attention to sports-related social media over the weekend, it was almost impossible to avoid Satterfield's name.
If the junior varsity and middle school levels of Hillsborough volleyball are any indication, Chapel Hill High could be getting some competition for its top spot in the Big 8 Conference in a few years.
This week’s Cedar Ridge Red Wolf of the Week is senior wrestler Darius McLeod. On Saturday, McLeod finished 2nd in the 132 pound weight class at the Red Wolf Invitational at Cedar Ridge High School.
Part of what makes Derryl Britt's new job as Orange men's basketball coach difficult is trying to erase 20 years of muscle memory within his players.
As Orange struggled to mount offense throughout the year, Hunter Pettiford produced in each of the Panthers’ three wins this season.
There were plenty of smiles on the faces of the Cedar Ridge men’s and women’s cross country teams as they concluded their season at the 3A State Championship meet.
In colleges across the country, winter sports season is underway. Several former Orange and Cedar Ridge basketball players and wrestlers are starting the next phases of their careers. Elsewhere, several local soccer and volleyball finished their seasons over the weekend.
There's something to be said for knowing how to win. On Monday night, the Orange junior varsity football team found that valuable tool to continue its dominance over Cedar Ridge.
Among the most famous headlines in sports journalism history is “Harvard Beats Yale 29-29,” depicting the Crimson's near-upset of the Bulldogs in 1968.
The genesis of Thompson Team Films began at Durham County Stadium in 1991, and is owed to Shayne Thompson's aching back.
PITTSBORO--In 2016, the Orange football team had its first undefeated regular season in 28 years. A big reason was non-offensive touchdowns.
On a night that included a broken scoreboard, ten unsportsmanlike conduct penalties and one ejection, things were tense enough between Hillside and Orange without a confusing finish.
The last time Orange defeated Southern Durham at Auman Stadium, Ronald Reagan had just started his second term in the White House, the top grossing movie at the box office was “Commando” starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and the #1 song in the country was Jack Parr's “St. Elmo's Fire.”
After a month of frustration, injuries and an inconsistent offense, Orange football found itself in its Big 8 Conference opener.
The first college football Saturday of 2018 didn't disappoint in regards to figures with Hillsborough connections making an impact on the gridiron. There was also plenty of activity over the weekend with former Orange and Cedar Ridge players on the volleyball court and soccer pitch.
In 2017, the Hoggard Vikings bused down I-40 West to Hillsborough and ended Orange's 21-game nonconference regular season winning streak. On Friday night in Wilmington, they ended possibly the most impressive streak in Orange history.
Chapel Hill High School follows in the footsteps of Cedar Ridge High School, announcing they will not field a varsity football team this upcoming season.